The Bacon Was Back!

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) recently hosted the 2022 Community Update. After two years of virtual formatting due to…
Pop-Up-Neighbor

Just Right: Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry — Port Charlotte

Editor’s Note: Since 2018, albeit interrupted by COVD, SCGLR has hosted 18 Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry events providing 708 families with…
Dive-into-Reading

The Stars Aligned at Dive into Reading Camps

Editor’s Note: Photo courtesy of Ray Collins.   The Stars Aligned at Dive into Reading Camps I woke up one summer morning and had an ove…

Kicking Off a New School Year

It’s no secret that summer is one of the best times of the year, especially here at SCGLR. We round up our students in the region and host on…

The Real Winners are the Children and Families of the Suncoast

Thursday, July 21, 2022, was a big day for the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, receiving honors and accolades from the national Ca…
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Suncoast Honored With 2022 All-America City Award and GLR Pacesetter Award

The Suncoast’s steadfast efforts to help our children and families succeed in school and life have been recognized on a national stage. Our r…

Reach Out and Read: A Foundation for Success

Reach Out and Read® gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books and reading into their pediatric care and encouragin…
Family participating in the BEE Aware: Discover the Wonder of Bees event

Suncoast Festival Is Our Chance to Remake Learning

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Herald-Tribune on April 28, 2022.   In thinking back on your early years, you lik…
THIS BOOK IS COOL!

Registration Is Open

Editor’s Note: Register for THIS BOOK IS COOL in English or Spanish.   Registration IS open!  Such exciting words. But when preceded by …

Zen and the Art of Suncoast Remake Learning Days!

Editor’s Note: Click this link to explore all the events in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties by theme.   Friends, When …

Bradenton Residents Receive Free Laundry Service From Generous Organizations

Editor’s Note: This article is repurposed with permission from SNN News and Annette Gutierrez. BRADENTON (WSNN) – Several organizations on th…
Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save the Date

Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save The Date!

Friends! I don’t know if it’s this gorgeous weather or finally arranging tickets for a wedding that was supposed to happen three years ago, o…
Andy Garcia hanging the sign

What’s the point of The POINT?

Assembled by a team of possibilitarians, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) launched its newest endeavor — The POINT, a co…
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Pop up Neighbor Through Laundry: All It Costs Is to Care Enough to Care

Although it’s been nearly a month since I had the privilege to participate in my first Pop Up Neighbor Through Laundry event, vignettes of th…
No Small Matter

No Small Matter Documentary Virtual Screening

No Small Matter is a feature-length documentary film and national engagement campaign that brings public attention to the importance of early…
Pop-Up Laundry

Spreading Literacy, Pineapples, and Joy: Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry

It wasn’t exactly a holiday party, although you could feel a sense of celebration in the air. Smiles, conversations, snacks, and laughter wer…

Zooming into Another Year of Impact: The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Community Update Zoom

Recently, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) hosted its annual Community Update via Zoom. With over 200 participants joini…
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